Women In Combat

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IDF won't ask new recruits for their opinion on LGBTs

IDF won't ask new recruits for their opinion on LGBTs

IDF receives order not to ask new recruits for their opinions on LGBTs, whether women should serve in combat roles.Uzi Baruch, 09/04/2018 13:17
'The IDF has bounced back - women don't need to join combat'

'The IDF has bounced back - women don't need to join combat'

Head of pre-military academy warns women don't belong in combat, recent lynch attempt in Jenin could have ended differently.Benny Tucker, 15/02/2018 10:46
'In a Jewish state's Jewish army, Jewish law must be respected'

'In a Jewish state's Jewish army, Jewish law must be respected'

'Religious Zionists contribute so much to the State of Israel, we should honor their request not to serve with women in combat units.'Eliran Baruch/Mordechai Sones, 31/01/2018 14:23
IDF study: Fewer female soldiers interested in combat positions

IDF study: Fewer female soldiers interested in combat positions

Survey shows drop in number of female recruits interested in combat positions. Only 55% of male candidates willing to serve in combat roles.Ido Ben Porat, 03/01/2018 22:25
'Return to sanity: Women shouldn't conduct military assaults'

'Return to sanity: Women shouldn't conduct military assaults'

'Why should my granddaughter be a combat soldier with a knife between her teeth? In Israel there's no need to place women on front lines.'Mordechai Sones, 06/12/2017 17:19
'Nobody is stopping religious soldiers from advancing'

'Nobody is stopping religious soldiers from advancing'

Channel 2 military commentator is convinced that kippot will soon be seen in top IDF positions.Eliran Aharon, 30/11/2017 02:14
IDF to 'stabilize' female combat draft

IDF to 'stabilize' female combat draft

Army reportedly to freeze draft rate of women to combat positions so as to reassess mental and physical consequences.Tal Polon, 01/11/2017 16:05
Is equality more important than operational ability?

Is equality more important than operational ability?

Forum for IDF Fortitude reveals statistics on injuries women suffer during combat training.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/09/2017 14:51
'Lowering the bar put Israel's security at risk'

'Lowering the bar put Israel's security at risk'

Reserve Colonel says IDF's insistence on equality is harming its fighting abilities.Ido Ben Porat, 18/09/2017 13:41
'They're trying to mask feminine identity'

'They're trying to mask feminine identity'

Woman OB/GYN Dr. Chana Katan speaks about gender identity and women in combat.Eliran Aharon, 19/07/2017 12:20
Female IDF combat soldiers at health risk

Female IDF combat soldiers at health risk

Fighters suffer stress fractures, anemia, infection, back pain; Solution: lowering loads and effort bar, queueing up for orthopedists.Mordechai Sones, 12/06/2017 17:30
Rabbi Mazuz: A woman in captivity will hand over secrets

Rabbi Mazuz: A woman in captivity will hand over secrets

Prominent rabbi slams army order to integrate women into combat positions. 'They're destroying the Nation of Israel.'Tal Polon, 30/04/2017 08:00
Parents to Education Ministry: Don't send our girls to the IDF

Parents to Education Ministry: Don't send our girls to the IDF

Parents call on Education Minister not to allow organizations encouraging enlistment of girls into national religious schools.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 02/04/2017 14:26
IDF threatens to punish soldiers who protest co-ed combat units

IDF threatens to punish soldiers who protest co-ed combat units

Army takes surprisingly strident and threatening tone against soldiers distributing flyers at intersections.Hillel Fendel, 30/03/2017 13:05
Women in combat - by the numbers

Women in combat - by the numbers

IDF says 800 pregnancies reported, 600 abortions funded per year; 10 different studies show women less fit for combat than men.Chana Roberts, 29/03/2017 12:59
'Integrating men and women harms the army's cohesion'

'Integrating men and women harms the army's cohesion'

Special conference discusses difficulties faced by IDF units which integrate men and women.Yedidya Ben-Or, 27/03/2017 14:10
'Israel doesn't need new elections'

'Israel doesn't need new elections'

Defense Minister visits army base, speaks of importance of IDF diversity, says new elections 'last thing Israel needs.'Yoni Kempinski, 19/03/2017 10:39
The difficulties facing religious IDF soldiers

The difficulties facing religious IDF soldiers

A shocking letter from an IDF soldier about the religious problems when serving in a non-hesder unit. Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 18/03/2017 20:55
Reserve Colonel: "Putting women in tanks is irresponsible"

Reserve Colonel: "Putting women in tanks is irresponsible"

Rabbi Mosher Hager, head of the pre-army mechina in Beit Yatir, warns against the dangers of integrating women into tanks.Benny Tucker, 27/11/2016 08:32
More women enlisting for combat positions

More women enlisting for combat positions

Survey shows 40% increase in preference for combat positions among female draftees July 2016.Uzi Baruch, 24/07/2016 21:20
Did IDF pay with lives for feminist dogma?

Did IDF pay with lives for feminist dogma?

Following Pentagon decision on women in combat, soldier says his unit paid a heavy price for insistence on female medics during Gaza war.Gil Ronen, 14/12/2015 19:10